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Weekly Legislative Update: April 27, 2020

Congressional Schedule: April 27-May 1, 2020

Floor Action:

Congress is in recess until May 4.

Bills Introduced: April 20-24, 2020

Family Support

H.R. 6582—Rep. Jahana Hayes (D-CT)/Agriculture (4/21/20)—A bill to exclude from income and resources certain federal pandemic unemployment compensation for the purpose of determining income under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).


H.R. 6608—Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)/Financial Services (4/23/20)—A bill to provide for the availability of menstrual hygiene products for homeless individuals under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) emergency food and shelter grant program, and for other purposes.

 H.R. 6626—Rep. David Trone (D-MD)/Foreign Affairs (4/24/20)—A bill to support and expand civic engagement and political leadership of adolescent girls around the world, and other purposes.


H. Res. 936—Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA)/Judiciary (4/22/20)—A bill to support the designation of April 19-25, 2020, as “National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.”

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